Fitch Affirms PHH's U.S. RMBS Servicer Ratings at 'RPS2'; Withdraws Ratings

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the U.S. residential mortgage servicer ratings for PHH Mortgage Corp. (PHH Mortgage) as follows:

--Primary servicer rating for prime product at 'RPS2';Outlook Negative

--Primary servicer rating for Alt-A product at 'RPS2';Outlook negative

--Primary servicer rating for HELOC product at 'RPS2';Outlook Negative

--Primary specialty servicer rating for sub-servicer product at 'RPS2'; Outlook Negative

Fitch has removed all ratings from Outlook Negative and withdrawn PHH Mortgage's ratings for commercial reasons.

The ratings are being withdrawn in accordance with Fitch's criteria: 'Rating Criteria for U.S. Residential and Small Balance Commercial Mortgage Servicers' and 'Rating Criteria for Structured Finance Servicers'.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Rating U.S. Residential and Small Balance Commercial Mortgage Servicer Rating Criteria' (Jan. 31, 2014).

Additional Disclosure

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Primary Analyst
Michael Laidlaw
Director
+1 212-908-0251
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Secondary Analyst
Thomas Crowe
Senior Director
+1 212-908-0227
or
Committee Chairperson
Suzanne Mistretta
Senior Director
+1 212-908-0639
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Primary Analyst
Michael Laidlaw
Director
+1 212-908-0251
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Secondary Analyst
Thomas Crowe
Senior Director
+1 212-908-0227
or
Committee Chairperson
Suzanne Mistretta
Senior Director
+1 212-908-0639
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com